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14 Matted Flea-Ridden Pups Who Bloomed Into Fresh Fuzz Butts

14 Matted Flea-Ridden Pups Who Bloomed Into Fresh Fuzz Butts

This post is sponsored by the maker of NexGard® (afoxalaner), the flea and tick killer that comes in a beef-flavored chew. NexGard for dogs kills adult fleas before they lay eggs and kills ticks, too! Ask your vet about the flea and tick protection of NexGard. Click here to download a coupon!

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION:
NexGard is for use in dogs only. The most frequently reported adverse reactions include vomiting, dry/flaky skin, diarrhea, lethargy, and lack of appetite. The safe use of NexGard in pregnant, breeding or lactating dogs has not been evaluated. Use with caution in dogs with a history of seizures. READ PRESCRIBING INFORMATION.

®NexGard is a registered trademark of Merial.

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Hygiene is crucial when it comes to making sure pups are living well. These rescue pups dramatic transformations from matted, flea-ridden dogs to clean, fresh fuzz-butts proves just how much of a role hygiene and a good groom play in pups’ lives.

1. Dolly

Dolly was found completely matted, dirty and eating out of a trash can in Los Angeles. After a call from a good samaritan, Hope for Paws came to her rescue. Dolly is now back to being happy, fluffy and healthy.

Dolly

2. Little Betty

Abandoned by her owners and living on the streets, once Little Betty was rescued, she blossomed into a perky pup.

Betty

3. Alana

Unwanted by her family, Alana was surrendered to the shelter in an extremely neglected state. Now, she has a furever home with a loving and caring family.

Alana

4. Boo

Found on the side of the road dirty and reeking of pee, Boo was taken in by a shelter. Today, she lives in a home that loves her completely.

Boo

5. Shrek

This Malti-Poo was found with sores and legs caked with dried mud that made it impossible for him to move. A puppy mill dog, at 6 years old, he has finally found his forever home.

Shrek

6. Kenzi

After a complete check-up and help from capable vets, this pup went from abused and neglected to loved and adored. This transformation speaks for itself!

Kenzi

7. Rasta

Mistaken for a pile of dirty rags, he almost didn’t get saved. However, thanks to his rescuers, he’s now as handsome and shiny as ever.

Rasta

8. Miley

Miley was found living in a dumpster complete with fleas. Through Hope for Paws’ dramatic and tear-jerking rescue, Miley’s story went viral. She now lives a healthy life with her family and sibling!

Miley

9. Pax

Another Hope for Paws success story, Pax was found covered in dirt, injured and hungry. This is how much of a difference 80 weeks and a whole lot of love makes.

Pax

10. Hussy

Hussy and Yoda were dumped by their owners at a shelter. Incredibly neglected, their fur was so matted you could barely make out their faces.

Hussy

11. Yoda

Thanks to Hope for Paws the pups were miraculously adopted TOGETHER by the same family! Now Hussy and Yoda live a good life.

Yoda

12. Olivia

Malnourished and neglected, a year later, Olivia, has found her happiness and health in a loving home.

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13. Scruffy

Scruffy is one of so many pups who prove that with love and attention, they can blossom into the carefree, happy dogs they were meant to be.

Scruffy

14. Treasure

Treasure arrived at the shelter with an extremely dirty coat, ungroomed and so matted she couldn’t even stand! It took her two months to return to her former happy self. Today, she’s an active and affectionate ‘lil pup.

Treasure

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This post is sponsored by the maker of NexGard® (afoxalaner) the flea and tick killer that comes in a beef-flavored chew. NexGard for dogs kills adult fleas before they lay eggs and kills ticks, too! Ask your vet about the flea and tick protection of NexGard. Click here to download a coupon!

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION:
NexGard is for use in dogs only. The most frequently reported adverse reactions include vomiting, dry/flaky skin, diarrhea, lethargy, and lack of appetite. The safe use of NexGard in pregnant, breeding or lactating dogs has not been evaluated. Use with caution in dogs with a history of seizures. READ PRESCRIBING INFORMATION.

®NexGard is a registered trademark of Merial.